Stocks with high Short Interest have been under the spotlight this year, ever since AMC Entertainment and GameStop started the meme stock frenzy. Short interest is the total number of shares of a particular stock that have been sold short by investors but have not yet been covered or closed out. See our explanation of “short squeeze”.
Here are the Top 30 Shorted Stocks in the US (as of 20/05/22)
Source: Bloomberg 20/05/22, NYSE, NASDAQ